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HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and the broadcaster has also been appointed as the property’s licensing agent in the territory. The other nine deals that [...]
Milan-based Atlantyca Entertainment has reported several major sales for its flagship television series, Geronimo Stilton, in advance of the DISCOP East market in Hungary. Among the sales: Channel One Russia Worldwide has licensed seasons one and two (52 x 23’) for a mid-September premiere on the new children’s channel Carousel. The deal includes broadcast [...]
France-based Moonscoop has signed deals in Europe and Asia for its 3D animated preschooler series SamSam. Italy’s Rai and Turner Broadcasting Italy have each acquired season two of SamSam (39 x 8 mins.) following the popularity of the series in the territory. SamSam also continues to build a presence in Asia [...]
The 15th edition of Italy’s popular Cartoons on the Bay festival drew to a close this past weekend in Rapallo. Among the animated TV shows honored with the top Pulcinella awards this year were Nickelodeon’s Planet Sheen (Best Children’s Series), Tiger Aspect’s Tinga Tinga Tales (Best Preschool Series) and Cartoon [...]
Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian co-producer of hit kids animated series Geronimo Stilton, has expanded its publishing and intellectual property operations with the acquisition of prominent Milan-based children’s book packager Dreamfarm. The acquisition creates a new company called Atlantyca Dreamfarm and is designed to expand Atlantyca’s ability to create and exploit [...]
Hasbro Studios’ animated series Transformers Prime, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, G.I. Joe: Renegades, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends and Pound Puppies are heading to Italy, where they will appear on Mediaset’s multiple channels starting in the fourth quarter of 2011. The deal also sees Mediaset act as [...]